Definition of Hemorrhage

1. Noun. The flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel.




2. Verb. Lose blood from one's body. "Did his feet hemorrhage?"
Exact synonyms: Bleed, Shed Blood
Specialized synonyms: Flow, Menstruate
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Eject, Exhaust, Expel, Release
Derivative terms: Bleeder, Bleeding

Definition of Hemorrhage

1. n. Any discharge of blood from the blood vessels.

Definition of Hemorrhage

1. Noun. (American spelling) (alternative spelling of haemorrhage) ¹

2. Verb. (American spelling) (alternative spelling of haemorrhage) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hemorrhage

1. [v -RHAGED, -RHAGING, -RHAGES]

Medical Definition of Hemorrhage

1. The escape of blood from the vessels, bleeding. Small haemorrhages are classified according to size as petechiae (very small), purpura (up to 1 cm) and ecchymoses (larger). The massive accumulation of blood within a tissue is called a haematoma. Origin: Gr. Rhegnynai = to burst forth This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemorrhage

hemophiliac
hemophiliacs
hemophilias
hemophilic
hemophilics
hemophobia
hemophobias
hemopoieses
hemopoiesis
hemopoietic
hemoprotein
hemoproteins
hemoptyses
hemoptysis
hemorheology
hemorrhage (current term)
hemorrhaged
hemorrhages
hemorrhagic
hemorrhagic cyst
hemorrhagic fever
hemorrhagic septicemia
hemorrhagic stroke
hemorrhagically
hemorrhaging
hemorrhoid
hemorrhoidal
hemorrhoidal vein
hemorrhoidals
hemorrhoidectomies

Literary usage of Hemorrhage

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"REFERENCES to pontile hemorrhage are comparatively rare in the literature. ... Among the few text-book writers who speak of pontile hemorrhage is Guillian,1 ..."

2. Diseases of the nose, throat and ear: Medical and Surgical by William Lincoln Ballenger (1908)
"EPISTAXIS ¡sa nasal hemorrhage, that is, a bleeding from the interior of the nose. While the hemorrhage is usually from the anterior portion of the septum ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"Observations made recently by several workers have led them to infer that after hemorrhage in wounded soldiers the blood volume is restored relatively ..."

4. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1908)
"An Unusual Case of Spontaneous, Bilateral hemorrhage from the Ear.—BY MA GOLDSTEIN, MD, St. Louis, Mo. This paper trill be published in a ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1887)
""INTRACEREBRAL hemorrhage IN THE YOUNG.'" BY B. SACHS, MD Within the last few years, the pathology of the infant's brain has attracted unusual attention. ..."

6. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"BF BAER exhibited a fibroid tumor of the uterus, and made some remarks relative to hemorrhage AT THE MENOPAUSE. This tumor was removed yesterday from a lady ..."

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